[OS X TeX] TexShop suddenly can't find pdflatex.fmt (even though it's there)

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Thu Sep 11 00:10:31 CEST 2008


On Sep 10, 2008, at 5:02 PM, Nathaniel Pearson wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 5:59 PM, <cfrees at imapmail.org> wrote:
>
>> On Wednesday 1010th September, 2008 at 17:44 -0400, Nathaniel Pearson
>> seems...:
>> What do
>>       locate tcfmgr
>>
>
> Gives:
> /usr/local/texlive/2007/texmf/texconfig/tcfmgr
> /usr/local/texlive/2007/texmf/texconfig/tcfmgr.map
>
>
>
>> and
>>       kpsewhich fmtutil.cnf
>> give you?
>
>
> Gives:
> /usr/local/texlive/2007/texmf/web2c/fmtutil.cnf
>
> Seems strange that it can't seem to find them, even with /usr/texbin  
> now at
> the head of the path list.
>


Howdy,

Sigh... and more questions... What does

which kpsewhich

return?

This is really beginning to sound like your TeX system is really  
messed up. I wonder if downloading and installing MacTeX 2008 is a  
best solution. You can get it from <http://www.tug.org/mactex/>.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)


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